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  Prof. Sharon Gewirtz

 Department of Education and Professional Studies
 Kings College London

  Prof. Pat Mahony

 Department of Education
Roehampton University




Thematic Seminar Series


Changing Teacher Roles, Identities and Professionalism

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Seminar 2

Professional identities and teacher careers

15 March 2005, King's College London


This seminar examines recent changes in teachers' attitudes to teaching as a career, the shifting nature of teachers' professional identities over the course of their careers, the key career moments that shape professional identity, and the gendered and racialised nature of identity construction over the career course.

Seminar 2 Programme Details

Seminar 2 Abstracts

Elizabeth Burn: ‘“Working with the ankle biters”: constructing the male Early Years teacher'

Lorna Roberts: ‘Racialized identities in Initial Teacher Training'

Dona Daly & Meg Maguire: ‘Becoming a Black Manager'

Pat Sikes: ‘Working in a “new” university: pressures and possibilities, identity and culture'

Chris Day: ‘Conceptualising the Role of Identity in Variations in Teachers' Work, Lives and Effectiveness'

Seminar 2 Report

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